MSB Division of Mammals

2008 Publications citing MSB Specimens



  1. Arai, Satoru, Shannon N. Bennett, Laarni Sumibcay, Joseph A. Cook, Jin-Won Song, Andrew G. Hope, Cheryl A. Parmenter, Vivek R. Nerurkar, Terry L. Yates, Richard Yanagihara. 2008. Phylogenetically distinct hantaviruses in the masked shrew (Sorex cinereus) and dusky shrew (Sorex monticolus) in the United States American. Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 78(2):338-351.
  2. Astua, D., and N.O. Leiner. 2008.  Tooth eruption sequence and replacement pattern in woolly opossums, genus Caluromys (Didelphimorphia: Didelphidae). Journal of Mammalogy 89(1):244–251.
  3. Bradley, Robert D., Dallas D. Henson, Nevin D. Durish. 2008. Re-evaluation of the Sigmodon hispidus complex based on mitochondrial DNA sequences. The Southwestern Naturalist, 53(3):301-310.
  4. Braun, Janet K., Brandi S Coyner, Michael A. Mares, Ronald A. Van Den Bussche. 2008. Phylogenetic relationships of South American grass mice of the Akodon varius group (Rodentia, Cricetidae, Sigmodontinae) in South America. Journal of Mammalogy, 89(3):768-777. 
  5. Conroy, Chris J., and Jennifer L. Neuwald.  2008.  Phylogeographic study of the California vole, Microtus californicus. Journal of Mammalogy, 89(3):755–767.
  6. Crowl, Todd A., Thomas O. Crist, Robert R. Parmenter, Gary Belovsky, Ariel E. Lugo. 2008. The spread of invasive species and infectious disease as drivers of ecosystem change. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 6(5):238-246.
  7. D'Elia, Guillermo, Ulyses F. J. Pardinas, J Pablo Jayat, Jorge Salazar-Bravo. 2008. Systematics of Necromys (Rodentia, Cricetidae, Sigmodontinae): species limits and groups, with comments on historical biogeography. Journal of Mammalogy, 89(3):778-790.
  8. Frey, J.K., M.T. Hill, B.L. Christman, J.C. Truett, and S.O. MacDonald. 2008. Distribution and habitat of the Arizona gray squirrel (Sciurus arizonensis) in New Mexico. The Southwestern Naturalist 53(2): 248-255.
  9. Geluso, Keith, Jason P. Damm, Ernest W. Valdez. 2008. Late-seasonal activity and diet of the evening bat (Nycticeius humeralis) in Nebraska. Western North American Naturalist, 68(1):21-24.
  10. Gonzalez-Ittig, Raul E, Jorge Salazar-Bravo, Jaime J Polop, Cristina N Gardenal. 2008. Isolation and characterization of microsatellite markers in Oligoryzomys longicaudatus (Muridae, Sigmodontinae, Oryzomini), the natural reservoir of genotype Andes hantavirus. Molecular Ecology Resources, 8(6):1466-1468.
  11. Hoffman, Justin D., Hugh H. Genoways. 2008. Characterization of a contact zone between two subspecies of the big brown bat (Eptesicus fuscus) in Nebraska. Western North American Naturalist, 68(1):36-45.
  12. Hoofer, Steven R., William E. Flanary, Robert J. Bull, and Robert J. Baker.  2008.  Phylogenetic relationships of vampyressine bats and allies (Phyllostomidae: Stenodermatinae) based on DNA sequences of a nuclear intron (TSHB-I2).  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 47:870–876.
  13. Hoofer, Steven R., Sergio Solari, Peter A. Larsen, Robert D. Bradley, and Robert J. Baker. 2008. Phylogenetics of the fruit-eating bats (Phyllostomidae: Artibeina) inferred from mitochondrial DNA sequences. Museum of Texas Tech University Occasional Papers 277:1-16.
  14. Koepfli, Klaus, Kerry A. Deere, Graham J. Slater, Colleen Begg, Keith Begg, Lon Grassman, Mauro Lucherini, Geraldine Veron, Robert K. Wayne. 2008. Multigene phylogeny of the Mustelidae: Resolving relationships, tempo and biogeographic history of a mammalian adaptive radiation. BioMed Central Biology, 6(1).
  15. Koepfli, Klaus. 2008. Establishing the foundation for an applied molecular taxonomy of otters in Southeast Asia. Conservation Genetics, 9:1589-1604.
  16. Mares, Michael A., Janet K. Braun, Brandi S Coyner, Ronald A. Van Den Bussche. 2008. Phylogenetic and biogeographic relationships of gerbil mice Eligmodontia (Rodentia, Cricetidae) in South America, with a description of a new species. Zootaxa, 1753:1-33.
  17. Mullen, Lynne M., Hopi Hoekstra. 2008. Natural selection along an environmental gradient: a classic cline in mouse pigmentation. Evolution, 62(7):1555-1570.
  18. Rodriguez-Serrano, Enrique, Cristian E. Hernandez, R. Eduardo Palma. 2008. A new record and an evaluation of the phylogenetic relationships of Abrothrix olivaceus markhami (Rodentia: Sigmodontinae). Mammalian Biology, 73:309-317.
  19.  Rodriguez-Serrano, Enrique, R. Eduardo Palma, Cristian E. Hernandez. 2008. The evolution of ecomorphological traits within the Abrothrichini (Rodentia:Sigmodontinae): A bayesian phylogenetics approach. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 48:473-480.
  20. Suzan, Gerardo, Anibal Armien, James N. Mills, Erika Marce, Gerardo Ceballos, Mario Avila, Jorge Salazar-Bravo, Luis A. Ruedas, Blas Armien, Terry L. Yates. 2008. Epidemiological considerations of rodent community composition in fragmented landscapes in Panama. Journal of Mammalogy, 89(3):684-690.
  21.  Suzan, Gerardo, Erika Marce, J. Tomasz Giermakowski, Blas Armien, Juan M Pascale, James N. Mills, Gerardo Ceballos, Andres Gomez, A Alonso Aguirre, Jorge Salazar-Bravo, Anibal Armien, Robert R. Parmenter, Terry L. Yates. 2008. The Effect of habitat fragmentation and species diversity loss on hantavirus prevalence in Panama. Annals of the New York Academy of Science, 1149:80-83.
  22. Tinnin, David S., Scott L. Gardner, and Sumiya Ganzorig.  2008.  Helminths of Small Mammals (Chiroptera, Insectivora, Lagomorpha) from Mongolia with a Description of a New Species of Schizorchis (Cestoda: Anoplocephalidae). Comparative Parasitology 75(1):107–114.
  23. Triant, Deborah A., J. Andrew DeWoody. 2008. Molecular analyses of mitochondrial pseudogenes within the nuclear genome of arvicoline rodents. Genetica, 132:21-33.
  24. Wisely, Samantha M., Rachel M. Santymire, Travis M. Livieri, Sara A. Mueting, JoGayle Howard. 2008. Genotypic and phenotypic consequences of reintroduction history in the black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes). Conservation Genetics, 9:389-399.


Dissertations and Theses completed utilizing MSB DOM specimens


  1. Dawson, N. G. 2008. Vista Norteña: Tracking historical diversification and contemporary structure in high latitude mesocarnivores. Doctoral Dissertation, University of New Mexico.
  2. Frances, Jose. 2008.  Differentiation of peripheral populations of wolverine. Master’s Thesis, University of New Mexico.
  3. Galbreath, K. 2008. Of pikas and parasites: historical biogeography of an alpine host-parasite assemblage. Doctoral Dissertation, Cornell University.